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  1. Community college in Livingston Parish moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    Livingston school officials are already geared up for the first community college to open in the parish, even though the physical facility isn't expected to open its doors for another two years. About 500 of the parish's 8,500 high school students are dually enrolled at Northshore Technical and Community College, taking classes at their schools with teachers who are certified as adjunct instructors.

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  2. Report: Red Cross shelters open in Tangipahoa Parish as Nate draws nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Advocate

    Two Red Cross shelters opened for people in need of shelter as Hurricane Nate nears the Gulf Coast, WBRZ reported. The shelters are located at Greenville Park at 111 J.W. Davis Dr. in Hammond and Amite Elementary School in Amite.

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  3. North Oaks clinics offering flu shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    North Oaks Walk-In Clinics in Hammond and Walker and North Oaks Primary Care & After Hours Clinic in Ponchatoula are offering flu shots for adults and children, age 3 and older. Most health insurance plans are accepted, and many may cover the vaccine as a preventive service at no cost to you and covered family members.

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  4. Southeastern Louisiana University announces 2017 Homecoming royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    Seven Southeastern Louisiana University students have been chosen as members of the 2017 Homecoming court and will reign over Homecoming festivities Oct. 1-7. Members of the queen's court are, from left, front, Cierra Calloway, Mattie Hawkins, Ali LeBourgeois; and back row, Tara Babin, Cydney Menina, Corinne Kirkland and Gabrielle Reynolds.

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  5. North Oaks Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic hires new doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | The Advocate

    After earning his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Savannah, Georgia, DiPietro completed a residency in internal medicine and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation as chief resident through Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He belongs to the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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  6. Men accused of stealing $100,000 worth of pallets in Hammond, Denham SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Advocate

    Warrants have been issued for three men accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of pallets over the course of a year from a transportation company, according to the Denham Springs Police Department. Detective April Fairburn, spokeswoman for the department, said a man responsible for bringing used pallets from a food business in Walker and Port Allen to the pallet warehouse in Hammond was illegally off-loading some with friends in Denham Springs between April 2016 and May 2017.

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  7. 14 students will reign over SLU Homecoming this week; queen will be crowned during Saturday gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    Members of Southeastern Louisiana University's Homecoming queen's court are, front, from left, Cierra Calloway, Mattie Hawkins, Ali LeBourgeois; back, from left, Tara Babin, Cydney Menina, Corinne Kirkland and Gabrielle Reynolds. Members of Southeastern Louisiana University's 2017 Homecoming beau court are, front, from left, Richard 'Bubby' Mathis, Bryce Carpenter, Austin Henderson; back, from left, Richard Davis Jr., Daniel Cuevas, Matthew Graham and Bryce Cothern.

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  8. Sources: Veteran DEA agent Chad Scott arrested, charged in law enforcement misconduct probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    Chad Scott, a longtime special agent in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's New Orleans field division, has been taken into federal custody and charged in a 13-count indictment, according to three law enforcement officials. The arrest comes more than a year and a half into a secretive U.S. Justice Department investigation of the DEA task force Scott led for years.

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  9. Theater, lectures, music and art open Southeastern's FanfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | The Advocate

    Music, lectures, a theater production and an art exhibit are some of the events providing the opening flourish for the 32nd season of Fanfare, Southeastern Louisiana University's annual fall arts festival in Hammond. "With over three decades of Fanfare, we are excited to continue the celebration of arts and culture that were at the heart of Fanfare's beginning," says Roy Blackwood, director of Fanfare and the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts.

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  10. Psychiatrist Linden joins New Leaf Psychiatry & Counseling CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | The Advocate

    Linden specializes in adult psychiatry, which involves the diagnosis and treatment of individuals age 18 years and older with chemical imbalances in the brain, including stress, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other psychiatric and mental health issues, a news release said. He graduated with honors from University of California, Irvine, with a degree in biological sciences and earned a medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies.

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  11. St. Thomas Aquinas senior receives award for ACT scoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School senior Ethan Jackson is recognized by Principal Pat Sanguinetti for his composite score of 30 on the ACT college placement test. The Veritas ACT 30+ Award at STA is given to all students who receive a composite score of 30 or above on the ACT.

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  12. Entergy employees collect school suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    The employees from Entergy on Pride Drive in Hammond held a school supply drive in their office. Employees donated these items to Woodland Park Magnet School to be given to students that are in need.

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  13. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Advocate

    Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band will perform at the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival on Saturday. The event starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Yambilee Festival Grounds, 1939 W. Landry St., in Opelousas.

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  14. Emergency rescue vehicle, financial aid donated to areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Advocate

    American Humane presented a 50-foot-long emergency rescue vehicle to house up to four trained volunteers and care for animals to the area on Aug. 22, 2017, in a ceremony in Baton Rouge. American Humane presented a 50-foot-long emergency rescue vehicle to house volunteers and care for animals to the area on Aug. 22, 2017, in a ceremony in Baton Rouge.

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  15. Tangipahoa Parish calendar for Aug. 31-Sept. 7, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Advocate

    Intermediate Computing: 10 a.m., Amite Branch Library. Classes will work on advancing user's skills in accessing and using various computer programs, directed by participants' own questions and real-life computing needs.

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  16. Don't miss these events in the Acadiana areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Advocate

    Pianist/singer-songwriter Hunter deBlanc performs Friday at The District's Emo Prom with other Lafayette bands. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door.

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  17. Two nurse practitioners join orthopedic centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    Nurse Practitioners Carla Graves and Melissa Varnado have joined North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center in Hammond and are accepting new patients. Varnado first joined North Oaks as a family nurse practitioner in 2012, diagnosing and treating minor illnesses and injuries in the emergency department, a news release said.

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  18. Hammond Eastside student wins first place in National Pet Poster ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    Hammond Eastside Middle School sixth grader Gracie Babin won first place in the American Veterinary Medical Association's 2018 National Pet Poster Contest, the group announced Aug. 17. As a fifth-grader, Gracie won the local contest that the Animal Care Center & Pet Care Center of Hammond hosts in many Tangipahoa Parish Schools every year in May in conjunction with National Pet Week. The clinic submitted her poster to the national level where contestants across the United States range from kindergarten through 12th grade.

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  19. Tangipahoa Parish calendar for Aug. 24-31, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    Microsoft Word: 10 a.m., Amite Branch Library. Classes will focus on how to use the program Microsoft Word and includes how to open and save a document, formatting, attaching to email and printing.

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  20. Baton Rouge police seeking man accused of accidentally shooting, killing woman on Florida BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Advocate

    Baton Rouge police said Wednesday they have issued an arrest warrant for a man suspected of accidentally shooting a 19-year-old Hammond woman while she was driving on Florida Boulevard on Tuesday. James Seymore, 20, of Ponchatoula, is wanted on counts of negligent homicide and illegal use of a weapon, Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt.

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